Ann York

York,-Ann
Position(s)
Associate Professor Master of Health Care Administration
Office Phone 515-271-1641
Fax 515-271-7192
Email ann.york@dmu.edu

Area of Expertise Teaching:

  • Health Economics and Policy
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership Theory
  • Evidence-Based Healthcare Administration
  • Conflict Resolution in High Performing Organizations
  • Contemporary Gender Models in Health Care Leadership
Professional Organizations, Committees and Boards
  • Iowa Health Leaders Association Chapter of ACHE, Board of Directors: President 2014
  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association
Service
  • Advisory Board for Ashford University Bachelor and Master of Health Care Administration Programs
  • Advisor for CHS Student Health Leaders Club, affiliated with ACHE
  • Peer Reviewer for Journal of Online Learning and Teaching and Journal of Physical Therapy Education
  • Text book reviewer for Elsevier and Health Administration Press

Awards and honors

  • Student Choice Faculty Award, MHA, 2012.
  • Association of University Programs in Health Care Administration (AUPHA) Peer Review Award for Abstract/Poster, Annual Meeting, 2012.
  • Iowa Distance Learning Association, Innovator Award, 2011.
  • American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Peer Review Award for Abstract/Poster, Annual Meeting. 2011.

For several years, Dr. York’s research has focused primarily on evidence-based healthcare and online teaching / learning. She is currently transitioning to a new line of inter-professional inquiry with physical therapist Dr. Laura Covill focusing on the use of yoga in healthcare.

Grants – Primary Investigator

  • IOER (Iowa Osteopathic Education and Research Grant) Faculty Grant: Creating Evidence-Based Practice Educational Tools to Bridge the Gap between Students and Clinical Instructors, $22,175. Funded, 2011.

Grants – Investigator

  • DARE (Dean’s Award for Research in Education). Podcasting in Medical Education: Efficacy and Utility, $9,580. Investigator. Funded, 2010.

Publications

Research Publications – Refereed

  • York AM, Nordengren F, Stumbo T.  Learner Media Preferences in an Evidence-Based Practice Asynchronous Web Module. The Journal of Online Teaching and Learning.Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2009.
  • York AM, Nordengren F, Stumbo T. Teaching Evidence Based Medicine with an Asynchronous Web Module: Measuring Student Preferences and Outcomes. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 2009; 20:44-50.

Book Chapters

  • York AM, Nordengren, FR.  E-learning and Web 2.0 Case study:  The Role of Gender in Contemporary Models of Health Care Leadership in H. Yang & S. Yuen (Eds), Cases on Formal, Non-Formal, and Informal Online Learning: Opportunities and Practices. IGI Global, New York, 2012.
  • Nordengren FR, York AM. Dispatches from the Graduate Classroom: Bringing Theory and Practice to E-Learning in H. Yang & S. Yuen (Eds), Handbook for Research on Practices and Outcomes in E-Learning: Issue and Trends. IGI Global, New York, 2009.

Presentations:

  • York AM, Nordengren FR. He Said / She Said: The Myths and Evidence on Gender and Leadership. AUPHA annual conference, San Antonio, TX, 2014.
  • York AM, Nordengren FR. Lean In / Lean Out: The Evidence on Gender and Leadership. DMU Seminar Series, 2014.
  • Shah Y, York AM, Rooney TW. WHO Research Scholars: Developing Global Health Educators and Leaders. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Bethesda MD, 2012.
  • Nordengren FR, York AM. Cross-Campus Collaboration: Share and Share Alike Using Web 2.0 Research to Bridge Traditional Academic Barriers. Educause Learning Initiative annual conference, Austin TX, 2011.
  • York AM. A Practical Evidence Based Approach to Strength and Conditioning. NSCA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2010.
  • York AM, Nordengren FR. Contemporary Gender Models in Healthcare Leadership. AUPHA Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 2009.
  • Hines R, Nordengren FR, York AM. Reinventing Libraries for the Digital Age. MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.

Posters:

  • York AM & Nordengren, FR. Using the Community of Inquiry Model to Engage Students in Online and Blended MHA Courses.Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) annual conference, Minneapolis MN, 2012.
  • Newton, AD, Stumbo, T, York, A, & Nordengren, F.  Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Education: Bridging the Gap between Students and Clinical Instructor – Phase III. PT 2012: APTA’s Annual Conference & Exposition, 2012
  • York AM. Nordengren FR.Blending Theory and Practice in Health Care Administration E-Learning. Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) annual conference, Portland OR, Des Moines University Research Symposium, 2011.
  • York AM, Nordengren FR, Stumbo T, Newton AP. Evidence-Based Practice Online Tutorial: Bridging the Gap between Students and Clinical Instructors. Des Moines University Research Symposium, Des Moines IA, and Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, San Antonio TX, 2010.
  • York AM, Nordengren FR, Stumbo T. Evidence-Based Practice Education: Measuring Student Preference, Engagement and Outcomes. Educause Education Learning Initiative (ELI) annual conference, Orlando FL, 2009.
  • York AM, Nordengren FR, Stumbo T. Evidence-Based Practice Education: Measuring Student Preference, Engagement and Outcomes. DMU Research Symposium, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Baltimore MD; American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2009.
  • York AM, Stumbo T, Ramirez G. A Measure of the Effectiveness of Teaching Evidence-Based Medicine Skills via a Web-Based Interactive Tutorial. American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Annual Meeting, St. Louis MO, 2009.